The Broadcasters Audience Research Board have recently revealed the overnight viewing figures for the first part of The End of Time, written by Russell T Davies, after its broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD yesterday. Part one of The End of Time is the penultimate Doctor Who episode to feature David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor and is also the penultimate Doctor Who episode that has been written by Russell T Davies.
The Tenth Doctor’s final episode, part two of The End of Time, featuring the Tenth Doctor fighting his Time Lord nemesis The Master, as portrayed by John Simm, in his final battle. The first part of the Tenth Doctor’s final story has an approximate running time of sixty minutes while the second part has an approximate running time of seventy five minutes.
According to The Broadcast Audience Research Board, the first part of The End of Time managed to achieve overnight viewing figures of 10.0 million with a 42.2% share of the television audience with an additional 340,000 watching on BBC HD. Doctor Who Confidential, Lords and Masters, achieved overnight viewing figures of 0.58 million when it was broadcast on BBC Three.